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What increases my risk for diffuse brain injuries?

If you engage in activities that make you susceptible to head traumas, then you are at risk for diffuse brain injuries. This may include not wearing seat belts in automobiles. It may also include not wearing protective headgear when participating in potentially dangerous activities like motorcycle riding. If you have problems with balance and coordination and are prone to falling, your risk is also greater.

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What is the most severe type of diffuse brain injury?
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The most severe type of diffuse brain injury is a diffuse axonal injury. Axons are parts of nerve ce...
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Do diffuse brain injuries affect females and males differently?
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Diffuse brain injuries affect males and females differently in their frequency rate. The traumatic b...
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What are the four types of injury that can cause diffuse brain damage?
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There are four main types of brain injuries that can cause diffuse brain damage These include:Diffus...
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How can brain swelling contribute to diffuse brain injury?
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The brain often swells after a traumatic brain injury. This can cause pressure to build up within th...
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